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Google Found Disastrous Symantec and Norton Vulnerabilities That Are 'As Bad As It Gets'

Google’s “project zero” team, a group of security analysts tasked with hunting for computer bugs, discovered a heap of critical vulnerabilities in …

Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 11 Things Every Single Day

Try them. They work. (If you can't trust science, what can you trust?)<p>Obviously, we all want to be happier. But there's another reason to wish to be more lighthearted and content: Happiness is definitely a result, but happiness is also a driver.<p>While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve …

Happiness

The 7 best VR games for iPhone

Warning: You're about to cross over. Once you've tried games in virtual reality, it's going to be awfully difficult to go back to 2D gaming on a TV or monitor.<p>Better yet, you can enjoy some stellar VR experiences right away on your iPhone. This tends to surprise people, as Google Cardboard is the …

Virtual Reality

A Major Assumption About How The Brain Processes Depression Could Be in Question

We might be studying depression all wrong.<p>A tiny brain region, called the habenula, has been proposed to drive the symptoms of depression, which can …

Neuroscience

1 Science-Based Technique That Will Improve Every Email You Write

A book author and highly respected consultant offers a way to make your emails more appealing.<p>I've been making a mistake in how I've composed emails, and the solution to the problem is ground-breaking to say the least.<p>Brain science has started intersecting with our everyday lives, helping us …

Behavioral Sciences

Samsung might launch phones with foldable screens in 2017

Bloomberg reported that Samsung is working on ‘Project Valley’, a program to develop smartphones with bendable and foldable screens.<p>The company is said to be aiming to reveal two new devices next year, including one that folds in half a la flip-phones, as well as a 5-inch handset that unfurls into …

Sony’s PlayStation VR Headset Is Already Pretty Amazing

Don a virtual reality headset, and you’re suddenly able to explore beautiful new experiences, like scaling Mount Everest or going face-to-face with a …

What If You Actually Stopped Complaining For a Week?

One guy quit grumbling cold turkey. Here's why you should try it, too<p>People—okay, women—complain about my chronic griping. Work. Computer crashes. Global warming. WTF? But here's an idea: What if I quit bitching cold turkey? Would the world suddenly go all rainbows and unicorns?<p>On a recent Sunday …

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

Dementia

3 Situps That Do More Than Just Target Your Abs

Add these to your next core workout for more gains<p>If your exercise arsenal only includes the situp you did in sixth grade gym class, it’s time for an upgrade.<p>The 3 variations shown in the video above by <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour not only hit your six-pack muscles, but come with a …

Science: People Who Burn Frankincense Less Likely To Suffer From Depression

12 Foods To Eat When You're Totally Stressed Out

<i>By Lindsay Funston</i><p>When work deadlines begin piling up and your social calendar is booked, the last thing you want to hear is to steer clear of the vending machine. Who has time for healthy eating? But when it comes to combating stress levels, what you eat may actually help relieve your tension. …

Second Carmat artificial heart patient 'never felt so good': newspaper | Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) - The second patient to receive an artificial heart made by French firm Carmat is leading a normal life including physical exercise, eight months after his transplant, the 69-year-old man told weekly Le Journal du Dimanche in an interview.<p>Carmat is conducting trials of its heart …

9 Tips for Faster Wi-Fi Streaming

The cable plan you signed up for promised up to 300Mbps of blistering Internet speed, but reality has proven to be somewhat different. You’re barely …

Wi-Fi

How and why to set up and use a password manager

Let's start with the why. The reason why you should use a password manager is twofold: it makes your online life more secure -- and easier in the process.<p>A password manager stores the passwords for your various online accounts and profiles and saves you from having to remember and enter each one …

Information Systems

Why play games alone online when you can join in at a board gaming cafe?

It’s Tuesday night in a cosy cafe in Oxford, and I’m sitting in what I can only describe as a library of fun. Stacked, floor to ceiling, are endless boxes of games I’ve never heard of. “Things have evolved since Monopoly and Scrabble,” explains John Morgan, a former social worker who decided he …

Sophisticated malware has been spying on computers since 2008

Highly sophisticated malware isn't limited to relatively high-profile sabotage code like Stuxnet -- sometimes, it's designed to fly well under the radar. Symantec has discovered Regin, a very complex trojan that has been spying on everyone from governments to individuals since at least 2008. The …

Top 10 Android app updates this week: SwiftKey, Telegram

Welcome back to our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most frequently upgraded apps for the week. We’ve found …